How to Recover Data After Windows 10 Complete Format?

“I had Windows 7 PC and I got an option for free Windows 10 upgrade. I went through the entire guide that described how to upgrade to Windows 10 OS and I downloaded Windows 10 set up file. I then copied all the required data from C drive into a separate folder in D drive. Later on, after running the setup file, I had to continue with ‘Complete Format' option. I selected this option knowing that the process formats only C drive and successfully upgraded to Windows 10. But, what I didn't know was upgrade option will format the complete hard drive, erasing all my useful data. Now, how can I recover formatted hard drive data after Windows 10 upgrade?"

Microsoft Windows users unexpectedly go through these kinds of situations. Even after considering a backup, you may accidentally lose files. While upgrading any previous operating system to Windows 10, one might knowingly or unknowingly select Complete Format option that erases entire data from computer hard drive and installs the new OS.

Since Microsoft has announced free upgrade from previous versions of Windows to Windows 10 for selected Windows computers, users may eagerly upgrade present OS to latest one and suffer data loss due to complete format during the process.

Apart from this instance, you may accidentally choose Complete Format of any partition on Windows 10 system while creating a new partition, resizing existing partitions or during Windows clean install. Also, when partitions are corrupted and become inaccessible due to file system damage, MBR failure, Partition Table corruption, etc. such particular partitions have to be formatted completely without considering any backup. But don’t panic!! Here is an outstanding online program to recover Windows 10 after complete format.


Data Recovery After Windows 10 Complete Format:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the most recommended software for recovering data from Windows 10 hard drive after Complete Format in a few simple steps. This utility supports to recover documents, compressed archives, movies, pictures, folders, worksheets, notes, and many other file types. It has the caliber to extract complete folders and files from Windows 10 hard drive partitions that are damaged, inaccessible or portraits different error messages on trying to access. This amazing product can restore data from FAT32, NTFS, ReFS, NTFS5, ExFAT and FAT16 file system formatted HDD, external hard drive, SSD, FireWire drive, USB flash drive, memory cards, etc.

This potent application can even bypass issues like Windows not booting, Windows entire HD two partitions not responding, etc. to get back data from its hard drive. This utility can be installed not only on Windows 10 but also on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1/8/Vista/XP/Server 2003 and 2008 i.e. you can use it on any version of Windows OS based PCs and laptops.


How to Recover Data After Windows 10 Complete Format?

  • Step 1: Connect the completely formatted Windows 10 hard drive to a working Windows computer and install the software on the system.
  • Step 2: Launch Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and click on Formatted/Reformatted Recovery button.
  • Step 3: The data recovery tool shows all drives present in the system. Select the formatted Windows 10 hard drive.
  • Step 4: Next, specify required file types that have to be recovered from formatted Windows 10 hard drive or simply click on Mark All button.
  • Step 5: Recoverable files from formatted Windows 10 hard drive will be shown.
  • Step 6: Preview the recovered files. Select and Save restored data from formatted Windows 10 hard disk drive to a new location (to a new drive).

Useful Tips:

  • Backup important data from computer hard drive onto a safe external storage drive while upgrading the OS
  • Be attentive while opting options like Complete Format against hard drive or partition

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